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17 JanDiocese of Santa Marta, Colombia (Immaculate Conception (Plato); Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria (El Banco); Our Lady of Santa Ana; Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Guamal); San Sebastián de Tenerife; San Sebastian; San Zenón; Santa Catalina de Alejandría (Chibolo), and Santo Cristo (Ariguani))
Diocese of Valledupar, Colombia (Inmaculada Concepción en Chimichagua and San Martín en Astrea)
Territory LostDiocese of El Banco, Colombia Erected
28 JanArchdiocese of Shillong, India (West Khasi Hills) Territory LostDiocese of Nongstoin, India Erected
28 JanArchdiocese of Shillong, India (Jaintia Hills) Territory LostDiocese of Jowai, India Erected
18 MarMission "Sui Iuris" of Kyrgyzstan ElevatedApostolic Administration of Kyrgyzstan Elevated
23 MarDiocese of Raigarh, India (Jashpur) Territory LostDiocese of Jashpur, India Erected
7 AprArchdiocese of Ljubljana, Slovenia (Črnomelj, Kočevje, Leskovec, Novo Mesto, Trebnje, and Žužemberk along with Dole) Territory LostDiocese of Novo Mesto, Slovenia Erected
7 AprDiocese of Maribor, Slovenia (Braslovče, Celje, Gornji Grad, Kozje, Laško, Šaleška dolina, Šmarje pri Jelšah, Videm ob Savi, Žalec, Nova Cerkev, and Rogatec except Stoperce) Territory LostDiocese of Celje, Slovenia Erected
7 AprDiocese of Maribor, Slovenia (Lendava, Ljutomer, and Murska Sobota) Territory LostDiocese of Murska Sobota, Slovenia Erected
7 AprDiocese of Maribor, Slovenia ElevatedArchdiocese of Maribor, Slovenia Elevated
13 MayDiocese of Ambatondrazaka, Madagascar (Moramanga, Anjiro, Andasibe, Amboasary, and Anosibe an'ala) Territory LostDiocese of Moramanga, Madagascar Erected
15 MayEparchy of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankara), India ElevatedArcheparchy of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankara), India Elevated
15 MayEparchy of Battery (Bathery) (Syro-Malankara), India (from Trivandrum) Metropolitan Changed
15 MayEparchy of Muvattupuzha (Syro-Malankara), India (from Trivandrum) Metropolitan Changed
14 JunDiocese of Carcassonne, France Name ChangedDiocese of Carcassonne et Narbonne, France Name Changed
14 JunArchdiocese of Toulouse (-Narbonne-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), France Name ChangedArchdiocese of Toulouse (-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), France Name Changed
17 JunDiocese of Soacha, Colombia (Boundaries adjusted) Territory LostDiocese of Fontibón, Colombia (Boundaries adjusted) Territory Added
19 JunNunciature to Serbia and Montenegro Name ChangedNunciature to Serbia Name Changed
19 JunArchdiocese of Canberra (and Goulburn), Australia Name ChangedArchdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn, Australia Name Changed
28 JunDiocese of Limón, Costa Rica (San Antonio en Turrialba) Territory LostArchdiocese of San José de Costa Rica Territory Added
11 JulNunciature to Monaco Established
28 AugDiocese of Myitkyina, Myanmar (Banmaw, Mansi, Momauk, and Shwegu) Territory LostDiocese of Banmaw, Myanmar Erected
20 SepEparchy of Sokal (Ukrainian), Ukraine Name ChangedEparchy of Sokal-Zhovkva (Ukrainian), Ukraine Name Changed
14 OctDiocese of Yopougon, Côte d’Ivoire (Agboville, Adzopé, and Tiassalé) Territory LostDiocese of Agboville, Côte d’Ivoire Erected
21 OctEparchy of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Sydney (Chaldean), Australia Erected
22 OctDiocese of Novo Redondo, Angola Name ChangedDiocese of Sumbe, Angola Name Changed
25 NovDiocese of Bujumbura, Burundi ElevatedArchdiocese of Bujumbura, Burundi Elevated
25 NovDiocese of Bubanza, Burundi (from Gitega) Metropolitan Changed
25 NovDiocese of Bururi, Burundi (from Gitega) Metropolitan Changed
25 NovArchdiocese of Goa e Damão, India (Became a metropolitan) Elevated
25 NovDiocese of Sindhudurg, India (from Bombay) Metropolitan Changed
25 NovDiocese of Tijuana, Baja California Norte, México ElevatedArchdiocese of Tijuana, Baja California Norte, México Elevated
25 NovDiocese of La Paz en la Baja California Sur, México (from Hermosillo) Metropolitan Changed
25 NovDiocese of Mexicali, Baja California Norte, México (from Hermosillo) Metropolitan Changed
25 NovDiocese of León, Guanajuato, México ElevatedArchdiocese of León, Guanajuato, México Elevated
25 NovDiocese of Celaya, Guanajuato, México (from San Luis Potos¡) Metropolitan Changed
25 NovDiocese of Irapuato, Guanajuato, México (from San Luis Potos¡) Metropolitan Changed
25 NovDiocese of Querétaro, México (from San Luis Potos¡) Metropolitan Changed
25 NovDiocese of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, México ElevatedArchdiocese of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, México Elevated
25 NovDiocese of Huejutla, Hidalgo, México (from Puebla de los Angeles, Puebla) Metropolitan Changed
25 NovDiocese of Tula, Hidalgo, México (from Mexico) Metropolitan Changed
25 NovDiocese of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, México ElevatedArchdiocese of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, México Elevated
25 NovDiocese of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, México (from Antequera, Oaxaca) Metropolitan Changed
25 NovDiocese of Tapachula, Chiapas, México (from Antequera, Oaxaca) Metropolitan Changed
25 NovDiocese of Culiacán, Sinaloa, México (from Durango) Metropolitan Changed
25 NovDiocese of Ciudad Valles, San Luís Potosí, México (from Monterrey) Metropolitan Changed
25 NovDiocese of Zacatecas, México (from Guadalajara) Metropolitan Changed
25 NovDiocese of Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán, México (from Acapulco) Metropolitan Changed
6 DecArchdiocese of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil (São José dos Pinhais, Agudos do Sul, Araucária, Campo do Tenente, Contenda, Fazenda Rio Grande, Lapa, Mandirituba, Piên, Piraquara, Quatro Barras, Quirandinha, Rio Negro, and Tijucas do Sul) Territory LostDiocese of São José dos Pinhais, Parana, Brazil Erected
7 DecArchdiocese of Paderborn, Germany (St. Teresa of Jesus Infante (in Evingsen)) Territory LostDiocese of Essen, Germany Territory Added
15 DecDiocese of Grenoble, France Name ChangedDiocese of Grenoble-Vienne, France Name Changed
15 DecArchdiocese of Lyon (-Vienne), France Name ChangedArchdiocese of Lyon, France Name Changed
16 DecNunciature to Montenegro Established

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